Category: Pistols

Kahr P380 CA-Legal model

Kahr will soon be shipping a California approved version of their P380 pistol. They are claiming it is the only polymer framed ultra-compact that is approved for sale in the state. The pistol has the required loaded chamber indicator … The MSRP will be $733 and it [Read More…]

A visit to the Ruger factory

Mr Completely and KeeWee visited the Ruger factory in Prescott, AZ. Mr Completely says … It seemed like we had just started out tour, and suddenly it was lunch time. As we were walking back to the front of the plant and to the reception area, a number of thoughts [Read More…]

Rhino revolver in brushed nickel

Chiappa’s Rhino Revolver is now available in a very attractive brushed electroless nickel finish. Both the aluminum frame and steel cylinder get the nickel treatment. Pricing is $799 (2″ barrel), $899 (4″), $925 (5″) and $980 (6″).

Tacticool Christmas Stockings

I am not sure who makes these. If you know, please post a link in the comments. UPDATE: It is a LA Police Gear Tactical Holster Christmas Stocking. Thanks to Gregory, Tim and Raymond for the info. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defense and Freedom) for emailing me the the info. [Read More…]

Replica Lebman 1907

A member of the Vintage Semi-Automatic Sporting Rifles Forum posted photos of his replica Lebman 1907. Well it’s been darn-near 8 months since I thought of it and decided that I wanted one but it’s done. My replica of the Winchester 1907s prepared by Hyman [Read More…]

New Sig P290 Sub-Compact 9mm

Sig Sauer has unveiled their newest pistol: the Sig P290. It is significant (excuse the pun) because it is a whole new platform. The first P290 that will be available is chambered in 9mm Luger/Parabellum but I fully expect to see it chambered in other cartridges late [Read More…]

Ruger SR9c Review

Caleb has reviewed the the Ruger SR9C. I have now been shooting the Ruger SR9c for over 4 months, and have several thousand rounds downrange through the gun in practice and competition. As I’ve mentioned, I’m quite fond of this gun – when I first started shooting [Read More…]

Colt + Ruger = Cougar

I did not know that the Cougar Magnum is a real type of gun … However, what a lot of people don’t realize is that the Cougar Magnum was in fact a real gun. During the halcyon revolver days of the late 70s and early 80s before the wondernine revolution, there was [Read More…]

Bullets on ice

This video shows a bullet spinning like a top after being shot into ice. I do not know how safe this is but the results are amazing. UPDATE: Just to make it clear: this is dangerous. The bullets are clearly jumping all over the place. Don’t do it. The makers of [Read More…]

Emiliano Zapata’s revolver

Emiliano Zapata is a Mexican national hero. He was a general in the Mexican revolution until being ambushed and killed by an opposing general who had claimed that he wished to surrender. Paul, a reader of the blog, emailed me photos of a revolver in his collection that [Read More…]

Ruger SR40 Specs

Ruger had finally sent out the press release with specifications for the Ruger SR40. From the press release … The SR40 weighs 27.25 ounces (when empty) and ships with two fifteen-round, flush-fit magazines. A loading tool is also provided, although an [Read More…]

Ruger SR40 in .40 S&W is here!

It has taken long enough, but finally the .40 S&W chambered version of the 9mm Ruger SR9 has arrived. Ruger has been shipping the SR40 to dealers during the past week. The one pictured below is being sold on GunBroker. Ruger has kept silent about the SR40 and I do [Read More…]

Beretta Px4 Storm Compact

Beretta USA has introduced a compact version of the Px4 Storm pistol. The Compact model (3.2″ barrel / 15 round 9mm magazine) fits in between the Full-size (4″ / 17 round mag) and sub-compact (2.99″ / 13 round mag) models. This new pistol is nothing [Read More…]

“Gun City”

Every so often I tell you, my reader, that an article or video must be read or watched. This is article about the “Gun City” of the Philippines is a must-read. In the city of Danao, craftsmen have been hand making firearms for over a century. In the past [Read More…]